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2016 BRFSS Survey Results: Local Health Director Region 8 Demographics

Colorectal Cancer Screening (Age 50+)

How long has it been since you had your last sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy?*

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  Total
Respond.^
1-12 months 1-2 years 2-5 years > 5 years Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 3,528 617 17.6 16.1-19.2 390 11.0 9.8-12.3 944 26.9 25.1-28.7 704 19.1 17.6-20.7 873 25.4 23.6-27.3
Region 8 326 68 20.9 16.5-26.2 26 8.3 5.5-12.4 92 28.2 23.0-34.0 57 19.2 14.8-24.6 83 23.3 18.7-28.7
GENDER
Male 147 35 23.8 17.0-32.3 13 10.9 6.2-18.6 40 29.9 22.0-39.1 20 13.5 8.6-20.7 39 21.9 15.8-29.6
Female 179 33 18.6 13.2-25.5 13 6.2 3.5-10.9 52 26.8 20.4-34.5 37 24.0 17.4-32.0 44 24.4 18.0-32.2
RACE
Non-Hispanic White 225 49 20.7 15.6-27.0 20 9.6 6.1-14.9 65 29.5 23.2-36.6 47 21.5 16.1-28.2 44 18.7 13.7-24.9
Non-Hispanic Black 67 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Other 32 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
AGE
50-64 157 35 20.9 15.0-28.4 13 9.8 5.5-16.7 40 24.3 17.7-32.3 22 17.4 11.4-25.6 47 27.6 20.7-35.8
65+ 170 33 20.9 14.7-28.8 14 7.1 4.1-12.1 52 32.5 24.9-41.0 35 21.1 15.2-28.7 36 18.4 13.0-25.3
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 163 28 17.4 11.8-24.9 14 9.3 5.2-15.9 35 22.4 15.9-30.6 32 21.0 14.8-28.9 54 29.9 22.8-38.2
Some College + 162 39 24.7 18.2-32.6 12 7.0 3.9-12.5 57 35.3 27.6-43.9 25 17.3 11.5-25.1 29 15.7 10.7-22.3
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 162 29 18.0 12.4-25.3 13 8.1 4.5-14.5 48 29.6 22.3-38.3 24 16.1 10.7-23.6 48 28.1 21.0-36.4
$50,000+ 95 27 26.2 18.0-36.5 11 13.1 7.1-22.9 *** *** *** 16 17.3 10.5-27.2 12 12.3 6.9-21.0

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*This question was asked only of those who reported having sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy exam - those respondents who were not asked formed NEVER category.

See Technical Notes for counties in Local Health Director, State and AHEC regions.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2016 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2016 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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